United States v. James Watt
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United StatesUnited States
vs
John Watt

Warrant to search for stolen goods
found in the defendants house 33 beaver
skins the body in custody

Joshua PilsherJoshua Pilsher ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead and RichardsRichards
and examined the witness not being able to
identify any of the skins the prisoner was discharged
August 2nd in the oath of Joshua PilsherJoshua Pilsher a second search
warrant for the house of the defendants which was returned
forthwith with about 3. or 400 of beaver skins and
the body in custody when Joshua PilsherJoshua Pilsher JosephJoseph Perkins PerkinsJoseph Perkins
W.J.S. Bordon Cyrus CurtisCyrus Curtis . MichaelMichael C. Sammuel J Simmonds
and others were sworn and examined after which the
prisoner was required to give Bail in $ 25.00
but not being able to give such bail as I would
receive was committed to jailAugt 2

I certify that the above is a correct abstract of the
the proceeding had before me in the above
case

Augt 5th 1820

John RJohn R Guy GuyJohn R Guy J.P.